Over on Reddit, people are asking internet strangers for help identifying strange objects and critters they found. From a mysterious growth found on a door to a machine bearing a radioactive symbo, here are a few odd objects, animals, and insects that needed identification.
Found While Cleaning Out A Deceased Estate. At First Glance Looks To Hold Liquid, But Has A Large Hole In The Bottom So, What Is This Thing?
Answered by u/CostofRepairs:
Wasp trap. Sweet fluid and dish soap go in bottom. Stinging insects fly in, dish soap eliminates surface tension and coats them. They die/drown.Interesting?
Found In A Crawlspace Of A House From The '80s Next To 3 Red Boxes Encased In Concrete
Answered by u/i-l-i-t-i-r-i-t:
Pretty sure you should notify the Department of Energy or police about this one.
Answered by u/Mikashuki:
Seriously, read the damn label. OP shouldn't even be that close to it. Call your closest HazMat crew.
Answered by u/contra11:
N 40 units can't be kept together..
OP, safety first. Call in, now.Interesting?
Radioactive Symbol And Some Speaker In 1940s House?
Answered by u/Inadequatespecimen:
It may be an old fire alarm or something. I know they were radioactive, but I'm not sure if they still are...
Answered by u/Basilthebatlord:
You're correct. They have Americium in them.
Answered by u/mith_ef:
They are still radioactive...Interesting?
Found On My Driveway. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Arrested My Neighbor Last Night; Could It Be Related To That?
Answered by u/brock_lee:
Yup, it's a taser dart.
Answered by u/ConsortiumofAncients:
They may want it. In the states officers have to collect the darts and some sort of confetti material that comes out when fired and place into evidence.Interesting?